Tag Archives: tolkien

Book Review: The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings

The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings

As we gear up for the start of our Spring 2016 semester next week, we wanted to share this review sent to us by Signum University M.A. student David Maddock, which dovetails nicely with our Inklings and Science Fiction class.   The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings, by Philip Zaleski & Carol Zaleski. Farrar, Straus […]

Father Christmas Letters Mythgard Academy discussion now available

Dr. Corey Olsen discusses Tolkien's Letters from Father Christmas

Earlier this year, during the Halloween Extravaganza held as part of Signum University’s Annual Fundraising Campaign, Dr. Corey Olsen presented a live special single-session Mythgard Academy discussion on J. R. R. Tolkien’s Letters from Father Christmas. That discussion is now available for those who were not able to attend live and those who want to […]

Talking Adaptation with Jim Butcher

Talking Adaptation with Jim Butcher: Oct. 13 @ 8pm ET

When: Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8pm ET (register) In today’s film and television world, it seems there is nothing new under the sun. Adaptation is king, parading familiar faces and stories on both the big and small screen. Of course, not all adaptations are created equal. What makes a solid adaptation? What separates the wheat from […]

Event: Where on Middle-earth is Wigend?

Where on Middle-earth is Wigend?

Watch Wigend (a.k.a. Dr. Olsen) travel around Middle-earth @ 9:30pm ET on Oct. 6 Register to ask questions via NetMoot (optional) As part of the Signum University annual fundraiser, we are holding a special LOTRO event on Tuesday, October 6, at 9:30 pm Eastern time on the LOTRO Twitch channel. Where on Middle-earth Is Wigend? […]

Many Meetings: Seikaiha

presented by Kelly Orazi Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m Seikaiha. Sorry for not giving you my real name here. Seikaiha is my online nickname. Using a real name online makes me uncomfortable. If you happen to be taking An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon class this semester, you can find me, only one […]

September 2015 Mythgard Events and Activities

It’s a new month, and there are lots of ways to stay involved with Mythgard. Here are a few of them!   Fall Classes Fall classes began last week, but it’s not too late to sign up. Registrations for The Force of Star Wars, Introduction to Anglo-Saxon and Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth are open through September 6. […]

Interview: Nelson Goering on Anglo-Saxon

With classes at Mythgard Institute starting in less than a week, I reached out to the lecturers for our fall courses – Amy H. Sturgis, John Garth and Nelson Goering – with some questions about what we can expect to find in their classes. In this interview, Prof. Goering provides some additional thoughts about his class Introduction to […]

Interview: John Garth on Tolkien’s Wars and Middle-earth

With classes at Mythgard Institute starting in less than two weeks, I reached out to the lecturers for our fall courses – Amy H. Sturgis, John Garth and Nelson Goering – with some questions about what we can expect to find in their classes. In this interview, Prof. Garth provides some additional thoughts about his class Tolkien’s Wars and […]

Silmarillion Film Project underway!

Grab your gear and hop on the Swan-ships because we’re heading for First Age Arda! In case you haven’t heard, the long-awaited Silmarillion Film Project is now underway. Come join us for some in-depth (some might say exhaustive) planning of a televisual adaptation of Tolkien’s posthumously published legendaria of Middle-earth. Pre-Production The first two episodes of Season 0 – in […]

January 2015 Signum Eagle: Spring Classes

Signum Eagle

The January 2015 issue of the Signum Eagle – Signum University’s student and faculty newsletter – is now available. This month features articles on the new Spring classes here at the Mythgard Institute (which are still open for registration through January 23!), as well as a recap of the recent Mythmoot III conference. Andrew Higgins returns with another installment […]

Page 1 of 212